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    'A small paradise in the desert'

    20 November 2014 - Faith Kagwiria talks about the ongoing situation in the Dadaab refugee camps, home to hundreds of thousands of mainly Somali refugees.

    The Story of the Subversive Cross

    The Synod of the Lutheran Church in El Salvador, active ACT member in Central America, has shared this meaningful story about their history, with an anniversary this month.

    Start-up kits distributed to Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone

    19 November 2014 - ACT member Christian Aid is distributing essential household items to Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone this week as part of an initiative launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to meet Ebola survivors’ immediate needs and help them rebuild their lives.

    2 billion affected by disasters since 2005

    18 November 2014 - With over 150 UN Member States gathered in Geneva to negotiate the final text of a new agreement on disaster and climate risk management, ACT Alliance reasserts its commitment to reducing risks and creating resilience

    “I just want a house that is safe”

    12 November 2014 - One year after Haiyan, ACT accompanies thousands in commemorating Typhoon Haiyan.

    ACT members mark Haiyan commemoration with climate negotiator Yeb Sano

    10 November 2014 - As the world marked a year since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, members of ACT Alliance joined Filipino UN Climate Negotiator Yeb Sano on the final leg of his 1000km Climate Walk.

    "We lost our animals, now we will lose humans."

    7 November 2014 - Severe drought is affecting parts of Somalia, ACT is helping.

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    ACT Alliance is a coalition of more than 140 churches and affiliated organisations working together in 140 countries to create positive and sustainable change in the lives of poor and marginalised people regardless of their religion, politics, gender, sexual orientation, race or nationality in keeping with the highest international codes and standards.

    ACT Alliance is supported by 25,000 staff and mobilises about $1.5 billion for its work each year in three targeted areas: humanitarian aiddevelopment; and advocacy.